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The relationship between learning styles, stages of self-direction in learning and academic performance in a case-based nursing program.
The Institutes of Nursing in the United Arab Emirates adopted a new approach for educating and training the Diploma Nursing students in 1997. This approach emphasized the use of case-based learning, which was characterized ...
Knowledge and practices of smoking among students of the University of Natal on Durban campus residences.
The Health Belief Model developed by Becker ( 1984) cited in Katzenellenbogen et al. ( 1999) guided this study. The model attempts to identify beliefs and the way they may interact to influence individuals' conscious ...
Mental health care provided by nurses in the primary health care clinics in Swaziland.
The study was designed to examine and describe mental health care provided by the nurses in the primary health care settings of Swaziland. The study sought to answer one main questions namely: • what was the nature of ...
HIV/AIDS knowledge, attitudes and sexual practices among intellectually impaired and mainstream learners in selected schools in Oyo state, Nigeria.
In the absence of a cure and/or vaccine, the best approach to HIV is to focus on prevention. However, preventative measures that are presently available in Nigeria do not target persons with intellectual disability despite ...
The experiences of infertile African women in Durban.
The experiences of African women with primary infertility were explored. These women were from Durban and surrounding rural areas, in KwaZulu / Natal. The aims of the study were to describe their perception of infertility ...
Tuberculosis among health care workers in hospitals in the Ethekwini Municipality of KwaZulu-Natal.
Tuberculosis is a disease of global importance and remains the leading cause of death in the developing world. In South Africa a weak notification system and poor occupational health services for health care workers has ...
Natural ventilation, dampness and mouldiness in dwellings in the Waterloo housing development (Durban Metropolitan Area) : a case study of indoor air quality.
Dampness can cause the development of moulds in buildings and pose a threat to the quality of the building structure, indoor air quality and health of the occupants. An emerging source of housing related problems are the ...
Aspects of primary health care in a rural KwaZulu community : a descriptive study and literature survey.
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Impact of delayed introduction of sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine and artemether-lumefantrine on malaria epidemiology in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Background The years 1985 to 1988 and 1997 to 2001, were periods of high morbidity and mortality due to malaria in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. One reason for the increased burden of disease was the emergence of drug ...
Indicators of maternal child health.
The introduction outlines the reasons for the priority of maternal and child health emphasizing the relatively simple resources required. The aims of such programmes must be identified and the results measured so that ...